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Carrot River Organic Field Day

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

$33.25

About:

Join TCO Chapter 3, SaskOrganics and ER Lefebvre Farm Ltd. in an organic field day and facility tour in Carrot River!

Itinerary:

*All times listed in CST (SK Time).

*Attendees are encouraged to carpool with other attendees once at the farmsite.

*While we do our best to bring you the program as advertised, itinerary is subject to change.

  • 10:00-10:30am: Registration and networking, River’s Edge Seeds, 167 Birch Rd, Carrot River
  • 10:30-11:30am– River’s Edge Facility Tour: Organic Hempseed Cleaning
  • Drive to Lefevbre farm
  • 11:50am-12:50pm-Lunch: Provided by Prairie Angel Bakery
  • Drive to Intermediate Wheatgrass field
  • 1:00-1:30pm-Intermediate Wheatgrass Background-Dr. Doug Cattani, University of Manitoba
  • 1:30-2:00pm-ADOPT Project-Intermediate Wheatgrass-Jo-Anne Relf-Eckstein, Saskatchewan Forage Seed Development Commission
  • Drive back first clover field
  • 2:10-2:30pm-Red Clover Field-Evan Lefevbre
  • Drive to second clover field
  • 2:40-3:00pm: Red Clover Field-2-Evan Lefevbre
  • 3:00-3:30pm: Common clover pests, organic management options-Jeremy Irvine, College of Grad Studies, University of Saskatchewan
  • Drive to next field
  • 3:40-4:10pm: Inter-row cultivator demo/talk
  • 4:10-4:40pm: Production of HumaTerra H-start pellets, Ian Bromm
  • 4:40-5:00pm: Refreshments & Networking
  • 5:00pm: Conclusion

Guest Speakers:

  • Dr. Doug Cattani, Associate Professor, Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba
  • Jo-Anne Relf-Eckstein, Executive Director, Saskatchewan Forage Seed Development Commission
  • Jeremy Irvine: Graduate student, University of Saskatchewan
  • Ian Bromm: HumaTerra

Tickets: $33.25 + GST (general admission, lunch, refreshments)

Registration

* Registering before 9am on July 16 is greatly appreciated, for catering purposes!

*No refunds. Tickets can be transferred to other guests if notified in advance.

*Zeffy Registration form: At checkout, where it says ‘Add a contribution to keep the platform we use 100% free!’ you do not need to donate their suggested amounts. Simply click the drop down arrow, select “other’ and enter $o or any custom amount of your choosing.

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Thanks to our Lunch sponsors

 

Thanks to our Gold sponsors

 

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Details

Date:
July 17
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$33.25
Event Category:

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